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Susan Collins

Sarthak Published On Wed Aug 26 2020   Modified On Wed Aug 26 2020
Susan Collins

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Full NameSusan Collins
First NameSusan
Last NameCollins
Birth NameSusan Margaret Collins
ProfessionPolitician/ Senior Senator
Birth CityCaribou, Maine
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameDonald F. Collins
Mother NamePatricia McGuigan Collins
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseThomas Daffron
Awards2017 Congressional Award,2014 Publius Award,2013 Spirit of Enterprise Award
EducationSt. Lawrence University
Networth$2 M
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Date of BirthDecember 7,1952
Age68 years
Married DateAugust 11,2012


    Body and Relation Status of Susan Collins

    What is Susan Collins marital status ?Married
    Who is Susan Collins married with?Thomas Daffron
    When was Susan Collins married?2012

    Susan Collins is an American politician serving as the Senior United States Senator fro Maine since 1997.  in 1994, she became the founding director of the Center for Family Business at Husson University. Collins is described as one of the Senate's more moderate Republicans.

    Susan Margaret Collins was born on December 7, 1952, in Caribou, Maine, the United States. She is 67 years old as of 2020. She is the chair of the Senate Special Committee on Aging and is a former chair of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. She is the most senior Republican woman in the Senate.

    Family Background having a Political History

    One of six children, Collins, was born to parents, Patricia McGuigan Collins (mother) and Donald F. Collins (father). Both of her parents have served as the mayor of Caribou. Her father, a World War II veteran, served in the Maine Legislature as well.

    Susan was born to parents, Patricia and Donald Collins
    Image: Susan Collins (r) with her parents.
    Source: centralmaine

    Talking about her mother, she was born in Colombia, to American parents. Susan has English and Irish ancestry. The Collins family operates a lumber business established by Susan's great-great-great-grandfather.

    Collins became active in politics since high school. She attended Caribou High School and was president of the student council. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in government from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, in 1975.

    Married Life

    Collins is married to her longtime husband, Thomas Daffron, since 2012. The couple was old-time friends who first met while Collins began working in the office of U.S representative, William Cohen in the later 70s. They have been married for only eight years as of 2020.

    Susan Collins married her husband, Thomas Daffron in 2012.
    Image: Susan Collins and her husband, Thomas Daffron, on their wedding day.
    Source: Pinterest

    Collins and Daffron exchanged their wedding vows on August 11, 2012. Their wedding ceremony took place at Gray Memorial United Methodist Church in Caribou. The bride wore an off-white, sleeveless, full-length gown festooned with antique lace, while the groom wore a navy blue suit. The pair don't have any children.

    Talking about Collins' husband, Daffron worked as the chief operating officer of Jefferson Consulting Group, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm. In the past, he held several senior management positions in government and the private sector.

    Net Worth

    The senior United States senator for Maine, Susan Collins, has an estimated net worth of over $2 million. She had an estimated net worth of $4 million in 2018. Collins has Investments over $400,000 on pharmaceuticals and electronics companies. As per the mandatory financial disclosure forms with a U.S. Senate committee Collins and her husband, Thomas disclosed a net worth between $2.3 million-$6.9 million.

    Susan Collins has a net worth of $2 million.
    Image: Susan Collins, as a senior senator of Maine, receives $174,000 as an annual salary.
    Source: wagmtv

    As per sources, the vast majority of the couple’s holdings are in Daffron’s name. These consist of a variety of assets, including around 25 different municipal and corporate bonds. Daffron has engaged in trading stock, and he stated that it had no relation to Collins’ role as a senator. Do you know Kelly Loeffler is currently one of the wealthiest senators?

    In 2017, the couple earned between $65,000 and $212,500 in investment income. Further, Collins has been receiving $174,000 as her senator salary for many years. The same year, Susan reported having a considerable debt on her financial disclosure. She stated personal assets between $265,000-$650,000 with another $115,000-$300,000 held jointly by her and her husband.

    In the U.S Senate

    Collins has been serving as the senior United States Senator for Maine for the past 23 years. She has worked for improvements in the field of abortion, economy, environment, immigration, etc. Susan and Jeanne Shaheen, the co-chairs of Senate Diabetes Caucus, helped signed a law to help increase competition in the insulin market. 

    Collins, a Republican, and House Speaker Sara Gideon are in a tight battle for Maine’s U.S. Senate seat. In 2020, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) endorsed Collins' opponent since her 1996 election citing her votes for Brett Kavanaugh.